The median annual salary for an HR Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Human Resources Specialist
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 931 975
Rank change year-on-year +48 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring an HR Specialist 6 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.010% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
UK median annual salary £47,500 £54,000 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.03% +16.43%  
10th Percentile £42,350 £43,400 £43,549
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,600 £49,761
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £54,000 £46,377
% change year-on-year -14.81% +16.43%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

HR Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured HR Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HR Specialist in the UK

HR Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HR Specialist.

Salary trend for HR Specialist in the UK

HR Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HR Specialist over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HR Specialist in the UK

HR Specialist
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 6 £47,500 -12.03%
London +30 5 £53,750 -
UK excluding London +20 1 £46,000 -14.81%
Midlands - 1 £46,000 -

HR Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, HR Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring HR Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (28.57%) BPR
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising

HR Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) OLAP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) BPR
1 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos